Most influential or great Black Americans of All Time

Martin Luther King, Jr 2. Barack Obama When Barack Obama was elected the first African-American president of the United States in November 2008, “never in my lifetime” was the popular refrain, especially among older African-Americans from the Jim Crow South who remembered grandparents who had been enslaved. Obama’s mixed race background (Kenyan father, white Midwestern […]

Black American Media Outlets

TV BET TV One     Print Magazine- Ebony Jet Essence Black Enterprise Vibe Magazine XXL Magazine Online Magazine and Website – 1.  Bet.com, 13,480,000 average monthly unique visitors, up 90 percent from 2015. 2. Huffington Post Black Voices, 6,330,000, up 25 percent. 3. The Root, 4,875,000, down 68 percent. 4. essence.com, 4,445,000, up 27 […]

What Black Excellence Looks Like: Top 5 Black Mayors in Modern American History

In the 1960s, African Americans began being elected or appointed to mayoral positions following achievements Blacks made through the Civil Rights Movement, passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965. These days, Blacks are mayors in more than 500 cities. When Carl Stokes took office January 1, 1968, he was the first […]

10 Black people Fox News does not want on TV

1. Jason Black   2. Professor Black Truth   3. Claude Anderson 4. Neely Fuller 5. Umar Johnson 6. Tariq Nasheed 7. General Yahanna ISUPK’s regional director, General Yahanna, defended the group, saying residents’ real issue was not sound, but the group’s message.[6] The group identifies its message as saving local residents’ souls and discouraging […]

Top HBCU’s in America

Rising from an historic environment of legal segregation, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were established prior to 1964 with the intention of offering accredited, high-quality education to African American students across the United States. These schools do, however, admit students of all races. As of January 2016, students can choose from 100 HBCUs across America, […]

Game Changers : Black Owned Bank receives 8,000 new bank accounts and $1 million in 5 days

There are 21 African American owned banks with assets totaling approximately $4.7 billion or approximately 0.43 percent of African America’s $1.3 trillion in buying power. In 1994, there were 54 African American owned banks according to the FDIC. Now, there are 21. In other words 99% of Black Americans put their money in Non Black […]

Highest Grossing Black Hollywood Films

1. Black Panther-$1.3 Billion 3rd highest grossing U.S film and the 8th highest worldwide 2. STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON-$310 million With more than $100 million in ticket sales in just its first two weekends, we think Straight Outta Compton is on its way to becoming one of the highest-grossing films of all time. Total Sales – $310 […]

30 Best Black American Sitcoms

1. The Cosby Show (1984-1992) 8 years Network: NBC Show setting – Brooklyn, New York Worst kept secret ever, right? After running for eight seasons on NBC and receiving accolades as one of the best TV shows of the 1980s, The Cosby Show is the best black sitcom ever produced. Building on the strengths of […]